Logan Square Farmers market in the new groove

Date: 
07/18/2020
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Reminding everyone what Social Distancing looks like are Logan Square Chamber of Commerce Exec. Dir., Jessica Wobbekind and Market Manager Rosie Fitz

Believing they are in the groove with the new farmers market routine in Logan Square Farmers Market, they are welcoming back five vendors and emphasizing Market Guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The East Entrance is open and the flow of shoppers may now be two-way!

The five returning vendors are: Baked Cheese Haus, Letizia's Bakery, NutMeg's Spreads, Sheekar Delights and Yoberri Gourmet.

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Logan Square's Farmers Market Vendor Line-Up for July 19

All food vendors have SNAP/EBT-eligible products, and accept various types of payment. Farmers hyperlinked in blue accept pre-orders. List subject to change.

All farmers are weekly vendors.
Vendors with (B) indicate they are biweekly (attending every two weeks).
Vendors with (R) indicate they are rotating vendors and are scheduled to attend every three weeks, or may fill in when there is an opening. 

    • American Pride Microfarm, selling various microgreens
    • Baked Cheese Haus, selling cheese, butter, pizza crust & more NEW THIS WEEK (B)
    • Bot Bakery, selling vegan and gluten-free baked goods. (R)
    • Bee in Beezyness, selling honey, and beeswax candles.
    • Earth First Farms, selling blueberries and more⠀
    • Geneva Lakes Produce, selling produce, potted herbs and flowers.⠀
    • Gorman Fresh Produce, (formerly known as Armstrong Farm), selling produce and tea blends from vendor SenTeamental Moods. Full crop list online.
    • Iron Creek Organic Farm, selling organic produce, full crop list on our website.⠀
    • J2K Capraio, selling fresh, feta, soft-ripened, blue, and aged cheeses⠀
    • Jake's Country Meats, selling pasture-raised pork and chicken⠀
    • Lemaster Family Kitchen, selling spice blends and rubs (R)
    • Letizia's Bakery, selling pastries and frozen handmade pasta NEW THIS WEEK (R)
    • Lyons Fruit Farm, selling blueberries, raspberries, cherries and more.⠀
    • Matt's Urban Garden, selling herbs, potted plants⠀
    • Mint Creek Farm, selling pastured pork, grass-fed beef, lamb, goat and honey
    • Montelimar Bread, selling fresh bread.⠀(B)
    • Noffke Family Farm, selling blueberries, raspberries, cherries and more.
    • NutMeg's Spreads, selling nut butters NEW THIS WEEK (R)
    • Piedt Farms, selling fruits & early summer veggies⠀
    • Pleasant Hill Produce, selling early summer veggies
    • River Valley Ranch, selling mushrooms, salsas and more!⠀
    • Sheekar Delights, selling gourmet baklava NEW THIS WEEK (R)
    • Twisted Olive, selling olive oil and balsamic vinegar
    • The Flower Garden, selling cut flowers ⠀
    • Willow Garlic Growers, selling green garlic, garlic scapes and scape pesto
    • Yoberri Gourmet, selling frozen yogurt ft. local ingredients NEW THIS WEEK (R)
 
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All customers must strictly follow new market rules:
  • Unless you are at high risk, please do not visit the market before 10am. Respect the priority shopping hour for those at high risk of COVID-19, this includes: seniors, pregnant parents, and immuno-compromised populations. 
  • Masks are required for entry and while waiting in line to enter. If you do not have one, we will provide you with a disposable mask. Customers are also encouraged to wash their hands or sanitize via the info booth on their way in. 
  • The market has two entrances: Logan/Milwaukee and Whipple/Logan. All customers must enter and exit at either of these.  Entry/exit at any other point is prohibited, Market staff will be monitoring market capacity via walkie talkies and electronic clickers. 
  • Expect to wait in line to enter the market, even if you pre-ordered. In order to help us maintain a safe number of customers in the market at once. 
  • Limit your shopping party to 1-2 healthy shoppers per household. Shoppers must be free of any covid-19 symptoms
  • Absolutely no product touching of any kind, vendors will select items for you. Reusable bags are welcome, however vendors will not be able to handle them.​
  • Only 150 shoppers will be allowed in the market at once. Prepare a shopping list to help make your market visit as speedy as possible by and by pre-ordering from vendors below. Your total shopping time should be no longer than 30min, please be mindful as others are waiting. 
  • Do not linger or socialize or plan to meet others in groups, think of the market as an outdoor grocery store. Market volunteers and staff will be throughout the market ensuring proper social distancing requirements are met. 
  • SNAP/EBT customers are welcome. We will continue to offer the Link Match Program this season! Learn more about how to use SNAP/EBT at the market here
  • No pets are allowed inside the market footprint, service animals are welcome. 
  • We are no longer accepting compost drop-offs, but you can still sign up for a pick up service with our friends at Healthy Soil Compost. 
  • The market will consist of farmers exclusively for the first few weeks, and will introduce bakeries and other value-added vendors slowly in the season. We will not be inviting any Prepared Food Vendors of any kind this year, however you can still shop and support many of them via our Virtual Market here
  • Customers who fail to comply with expectations will be asked to leave. Violations of these rules may put us at risk for losing our permit and being forced to shut down. Changes will be made as needed and announced in the newsletter.
 
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